Mike Petersen

Guest Artist

Mike Petersen’s career began on Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock in 1984. Since then he has performed around the world with such companies as Mermaid Theatre, Festival Antigonish, Kaleidoscope Theatre, Poland’s Teatr Arlekin, Theatre Direct, and Theatre Beyond Words. Film and television credits include Fraggle Rock, Labyrinth, Toopy and Binoo, the award-winning pre-school series The Mighty Jungle, and most recently Miss Persona now on TreeHouse. As a teacher of puppetry Mike has worked alongside Graham Whitehead at Mermaid Theatre, Allen MacInnis at YPT, Lynda Hill at Theatre Direct, and Seanna Kennedy, director of the first Canadian production of Avenue Q at Lower Ossington Theatre. He has taught puppetry and designed curriculums for Sheridan College, Humber College, Niagara University, The Toronto School of Puppetry, Epilepsy Toronto, Camp Quality, and Shaw Festival Theatre.

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